Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

R.13.65 (Wren Library, Trinity College Cambridge)

Oriental Manuscripts


An anonymous vocabulary of words found in the Qurʾān, explained in Turkish

Author: Anonymous
Title: Risālah-ʾi naẓm-i lughāt
Title: رساله نظم لغات

A rhymed vocabulary of Arabic words occurring in the Qurʾān, explained in Turkish.

The work is a translation from Persian.

Incipit: حمد ثابت در أول اللهكه عالمى علما يله بزتدى عنايت نظر ايله كو كللرين كوزتدى فهوم دمور جقلر چچكلرن بلورتدى علوم بکار لرندن ارمقلرن اقتدى
Language(s): Ottoman Turkish and Arabic


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Thick glazed paper
Extent: 40 ff.


Beautiful Persian naskhī


Red border


Origin: Undated

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on 'E. G. Browne: A supplementary hand-list of the Muhammadan manuscripts, including all those written in the Arabic character, preserved in the Library of the University of Cambridge. Cambridge, 1922', and 'E.H. Palmer: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Arabic, Persian and Turkish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge, London 1870'.


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